Maryn had her commencement and graduation banquet this past weekend.
She graduated with Honorable Mention from Harry Ainlay High School
Maryn's graduating class was over 750 kids, the commencement exercises lasted 3 1/2 hours!
This is Maryn with her closer high school friends
The graduation banquet was Saturday night, Maryn spent the day getting primped and polished, she looked beautiful in her dress. Here she is in our front yard before she left.
Maryn got her dress from a friend of mine who lives in Magrath, she designs modest graduation and wedding gowns. The dress she chose only came in white, Michelle (the designer) was able to dye the dress this beautiful steal blue color. It turned out even better than we hoped!
One of the first of many photos taken that day!!
This is the group of girls that rode together in a Limo, it left from her friend Ashleigh's house and took them to the Legislature grounds were they took photos before the banquet.
Jill, Maryn, Ashleigh and Natalie
Jill Maryn and Ashleigh
Maryn and Ashleigh- Ashleigh has been one of Maryn's better friends at school. She is a really nice girl and one of the girls Maryn will miss when she goes away in the Fall.
Maryn and her best friend Jenni. Jenni doesn't go to Ainlay, she goes to McNally, but was invited to Ainlay's grad as a date. Maryn was very happy to have Jenny there and get a few pics together. They were by far the most modestly dressed girls there that night, I think they looked beautiful!
Maryn and her friend Austin Fairbanks. We sat with the Fairbanks at the banquet. Maryn, Austin and Jenny have all been in greenfield ward together since they started elementary school. They will all graduate from seminary together in a few weeks!
Me and Maryn
Maryn and Mark
The three of us together. Maryn had a fun graduation weekend. It was a bit anti-climactic, it's a different experience here were she has so few member friends. All her friends went to the after grad parties where they pretty much just drink the whole night away. Maryn came home at about 12:30 and just said very matter of factly "theirs really no point" I'm just grateful that I have kids who recognize that they really have no place in that environment but can still have a positive attitude and don't let it bother them.
So... two down and five to go! This really is just the beginning for Maryn and we feel so very blessed to have such an amazing daughter!!
Menu for this week May 25th-31st
Breakfast- Bagels and smoothies
Supper- Teriyaki chicken stir fry
Breakfast- Dipping eggs and toast/O.J
Supper- BBQ ribs/ baked potatoes/veggies
Supper- Shrimp veggie cheese Linguini
Supper- Homemade pizza
Breakfast- Cold Cereal
Breakfast- Cold Cereal
Supper- BBQ Salmon/roasted potatoes/salad